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Sustainable & Energy Efficient: Contribution to Green Buildings

AIA/CES presented by Kolbe

Wausau, Wis. (April 2010) – Kolbe helps architects gain sustainable design knowledge and learning units (LUs) through American Institute of Architects' continuing education seminars (AIA/CES). Its new presentation, "Sustainable and Energy Efficient Windows & Doors: Contribution to Green Buildings," is a one-hour, in-person course.

"Sustainable and Energy Efficient Windows & Doors: Contribution to Green Buildings" explains:

Architects who successfully complete this course receive one AIA/CES Learning Unit (1.0 LU). In addition, this course qualifies for one health, safety and welfare (1 HSW) credit and one sustainable design (1 SD) credit, which will be recorded with the AIA. To request a presentation, please contact Kolbe at 800-955-8177 or, or visit Kolbe’s Web site,

Kolbe also offers many other, face-to-face AIA/CES programs and tours, such as:

  1. Advances in Glass without Tour (1.0 LU, 1 HSW)
  2. Energy Efficiency in Windows (1.0 LU, 1 HSW)
  3. Determining Design Pressures (1.5 LUs, 1 HSW)
  4. Finishing Touches – Enhancements, Options & Trend for Windows and Doors (1.0 LU, 1 HSW)
  5. Historical Applications (1.0 LU, 1 HSW)
  6. "Architectural Influences: Exploring Elements of Sustainable Design" (8.5 LUs, 2 HSW credits, and 1 SD). Tours in this 1.5-day event are limited to groups of 10 or less, by appointment.

 Kolbe's "Architectural Influences: Exploring Elements of Sustainable Design" in Wisconsin includes:

What began in 1946 as a two-brother team has grown into an internationally respected manufacturing company. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co, Inc. remains a privately held, community-oriented business located in Wausau, Wis. Covering nearly one million-square-feet, its state-of-the-art facilities feature high-tech machinery and a design center to present the creative possibilities offered by Kolbe windows and doors.

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